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Forest World No 5 | Draw With Me | Procreate Timelapse
Forest World No 5 | Draw With Me | Procreate Timelapse

Aug 27, 2021

Listen to some chillhop and draw with me!
Progress Update on Comic "Of Earth: Sky & Dust"
Progress Update on Comic "Of Earth: Sky & Dust"

Aug 26, 2021

Comic "Of Earth: Sky & Dust" is in progress and currently releasing as ongoing on a page by page basis.
New Short Comic! Of Earth: Sky & Dust | Making the Cover Artwork
New Short Comic! Of Earth: Sky & Dust | Making the Cover Artwork

Aug 19, 2021

I have started a new story! Introducing: "Of Earth: Sky & Dust"
Real Time Sketch With Me! 40 Mins ASMR Sketchbook Session
Real Time Sketch With Me! 40 Mins ASMR Sketchbook Session

Jul 2, 2021

Get you sketchbook, and draw along with me, real time. I'll keep you company as you work.
Where I've Been These Past 6 Months
Where I've Been These Past 6 Months

Jun 30, 2021

6 months ago, this blog went eerily quiet. Unusually so. What happened?
Evening Garden | Procreate Timelapse | Chill Draw With Me
Evening Garden | Procreate Timelapse | Chill Draw With Me

Jun 17, 2021

Lets listen to some chillhop and draw~~
Mountain Spring | Clip Studio Paint | Chill Painting Timelapse
Mountain Spring | Clip Studio Paint | Chill Painting Timelapse

Mar 12, 2021

In the middle of finishing off some commission projects and I felt like I hadn't drawn anything in a long time...Something that I wanted to draw, just for myself. So I took a short break and worked on something i will add to the "Forest World" series.
"Sky Dreams" | Clip Studio Paint Animation | Animated Loop
"Sky Dreams" | Clip Studio Paint Animation | Animated Loop

Feb 26, 2021

I made this animated loop for an ecard for LyricalDays.com. It was so much more work than I thought it would be!
Commission are Now Open!
Commission are Now Open!

Nov 18, 2020

I'm available to hire. I'll draw you anything for $5 USD. Look me up on Fiverr @ImaRoxtaar...or open this blog post to get the link. :)
Speed Drawing Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas | 1 Hour Challenge
Speed Drawing Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas | 1 Hour Challenge

Oct 14, 2020

Midnight was approaching and I had some free time. Aware I would be too busy later to work on anything for Halloween, it was now or never! I yet to try to do fan art for "The Nightmare Before Christmas", and I really wanted to draw Sally...
The Making of: Old River City
The Making of: Old River City

Sep 14, 2020

“The sun glimmers in the sky. The scent of spice and flowers faintly passes on the warm breeze. Wandering through the well-worn, narrow stone steps and alleys, a beautiful view of the city, its river heart and harbours appears. What a wonderful day this is going to be.”
On a Train Dreaming | Lofi Track | Timelapse of making the album art in Procreate
On a Train Dreaming | Lofi Track | Timelapse of making the album art in Procreate

Sep 12, 2020

A meandering tale of how I wrote my first attempt at lofi music. And, all because I wanted an excuse to draw some album art. Somehow I think the music even turned out alright...?
The Making of: Flower City
The Making of: Flower City

Aug 13, 2020

“The wind blows gently over a quiet canal street filled with flowers. Blossoms bob sleepily on the surface, the sun warming the world below.”
The Return of the Cat....Garrett.com: Blog & More
The Return of the Cat....Garrett.com: Blog & More

Jul 31, 2020

So this blog was absent for a while. I went on a journey. (Metaphorically.) Here's a long and brief summary of what happened.
The Making of: Falling Petal
The Making of: Falling Petal

Jun 17, 2020

A pretty little animated ecard, featuring a falling petal. How cute~~
The Making of: Terrarium
The Making of: Terrarium

Jun 7, 2020

"A small self-contained world in a bigger one. Full of life and character of its own. And, perhaps, a little bit of magic as well.”
The Making of: Forest Twilight
The Making of: Forest Twilight

Apr 9, 2020

"Deep in the woods, among the old and ancient trees and stones, wherein the old light of day glows: there you will find the playful spirits of twilight. And on this special day of yours, they have come to bring you greetings from those who are dear"
The Making of: Forest Twilight Animation Background | Procreate Timelapse
The Making of: Forest Twilight Animation Background | Procreate Timelapse

Apr 2, 2020

Let's talk briefly about making the animation background for one of the more ambitious animated ecards for LyricalDays.com.
Procreate Timelapse | "So you said..." | Quick Draw
Procreate Timelapse | "So you said..." | Quick Draw

Mar 23, 2020

Wanted to make a more caricature style cartoon art piece. Here is the process of making it. ^^
Winter DTIYS | Halber Mensch | Procreate Timelapse
Winter DTIYS | Halber Mensch | Procreate Timelapse

Jan 13, 2020

I needed some time doing something else! Anything else! ...But it also needs to be drawing. Thank you.
Spring | Homepage Cover Art for Lyrical Days | Procreate Illustration | Timelapse
Spring | Homepage Cover Art for Lyrical Days | Procreate Illustration | Timelapse

Jan 2, 2020

Spring had arrived and it was time to add some fresh, green art for the spring season to the homepage of Lyrical Days. Well. Spring was on its way, anyway.
"Sometimes I think I'm a Bad Artist. Other Times I Know I Am."
"Sometimes I think I'm a Bad Artist. Other Times I Know I Am."

May 2, 2019

Sometimes creatives can have really bad days. Here's a pep talk to help keep you going. There are sunny days ahead, just for you.
Gardening Dormouse Copic Speed Sketch
Gardening Dormouse Copic Speed Sketch

Feb 28, 2018

Copic speed sketch of a gardening dormouse. Something simple that reminds me of spring.
Sleepy Fox in Conté Crayon | Timelapse | Calm and Relaxing Ambient Music | 2017
Sleepy Fox in Conté Crayon | Timelapse | Calm and Relaxing Ambient Music | 2017

Oct 27, 2017

A speed drawing in conté crayon and conté crayon pencils of a sleepy fox curled up on some autumn leaves.
3 Quick Tips to Set Success Milestones That Work
3 Quick Tips to Set Success Milestones That Work

Sep 15, 2017

Milestones are key points that signify significant progress toward your goals. Milestones that work encourage you to go the distance. They are important navigational points and the way markers to success. Achieving them will grow your motivation and nurture your determination to succeed.
How to Write Goals that Work for You: 5 Tips
How to Write Goals that Work for You: 5 Tips

Jul 12, 2017

In life, there are always things that we want to achieve. Whether it’s a pay raise, establishing your own business, going on an epic holiday adventure, being healthier or volunteering and being more active in the community. And for creatives, that's being more creative. (And maybe actually finish something.) Let’s talk about how you can write goals that work for you.
"Dig the well before you are thirsty."
"Dig the well before you are thirsty."

Jun 29, 2017

"Dig the well before you are thirsty." - a Chinese proverb
"Delight Comes at the end of Difficulty."
"Delight Comes at the end of Difficulty."

Jun 22, 2017

"Delight Comes at the end of Difficulty." - a Korean Proverb
"Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognise them."
"Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognise them."

May 25, 2017

"Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognise them." -Ann Landers
"Motivation is what gets started, habit is what keeps you going."
"Motivation is what gets started, habit is what keeps you going."

May 25, 2017

"Motivation is what gets started, habit is what keeps you going." - Jim Ryun
The Pernicious Pursuit of Perfection
The Pernicious Pursuit of Perfection

Apr 26, 2017

Perfectionism is an excuse to not call something finished. Learning to let go, and move on with your time and efforts is not "giving up". In fact, it’s helping yourself do better.